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A 26-year-old male asked about a 58-year-old female:

My mother is found to have carbuncle on hip, she is diabetic, hypertensive and has just went through severe dehydration and is very week now.plz advice

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Carbuncle: Infections are very important in diabetics. Hot moist heat may bring it to a head but i would advise she see her dr as she may need an antibiotic.

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Last updated Dec 29, 2013

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